Booker Award Winners

The Booker prize is awarded for the best full-length novel...written in English by a citizen of the United Kingdom, The Commonwealth,
Ireland, or South Africa. The Booker prize is sponsored by Booker and the Tetra Pak Laval Group.

Saville
Artist/Author/Cast:
Storey, David
Call Number:
null
Description:

A coal miner's son wins a scholarship and with it a chance to escape his upbringing. (1976)

Schindler`s List
Artist/Author/Cast:
Keneally, Thomas
Call Number:
F Keneally
Description:

A German industrialist and war profiteer, gambles his life and fortune to rescue 1,300 Jews from the gas chambers. (1982)

Something to Answer For
Artist/Author/Cast:
Newby, P. H.
Call Number:
F Newby
Description:

In this weirdly disorientating world, Townrow is forced towards a re-examination of the rules by which he has been living. (1969)

Staying On
Artist/Author/Cast:
Scott, Paul
Call Number:
F Scott
Description:

A British colonel and his wife decide to remain in India after British Raj leaves in the 1940s. (1977)

The Blind Assassin
Artist/Author/Cast:
Atwood, Margaret
Call Number:
F Atwood
Description:

Stories spin within stories in this spellbinding novel of avarice, love, and revenge. (2000)

The Bone People
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hulme, Keri
Call Number:
F Hulme
Description:

The Bone People chronicles the complicated relationships between three emotional outcasts of mixed European and Maori heritage in New Zealand. (1985)

The Conservationist
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gordimer, Nadine; Gordimer, Nadine
Call Number:
F Gordimer
Description:

Mehring is a rich, South African man, successful in his work, but very poor when it comes to the people in his life. (1974)

The Elected Member
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rubens, Bernice
Call Number:
F Rubens
Description:

Norman is the clever one of a close-knit Jewish family--until at forty-one he becomes a drug addict. (1970)

The English Patient
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ondaatje, Michael
Call Number:
F Ondaatje
Description:

With poetic lyricism, this novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives at the end of World War II. (1992)

The Famished Road
Artist/Author/Cast:
Okri, Ben
Call Number:
F Okri
Description:

The tension between the land of the living and the carefree kingdom of the spirits propels this latter-day Lazarus's story. (1991)

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